Discovering OASISplus: Pre-Event Information: 19th October, 2010

Date: 19th October, 2010, 2pm - 5pm
Location: HENDON, Ravensfield building, room: R007
Facilitator: John Koushappas
Duration: 3 hours

There will be time for a 15 minute break half way through the workshop.

Documentation will be provided at the start of the workshop - you do NOT need to print off any of the materials below.You may notice an addition or two to your Oasisplus account. These will be practice modules which we will use for the workshop.

Workshop Description:

This workshop is intended for new staff, established staff who have not used Oasisplus up until now, or staff wishing to have a refresher course in using Oasisplus. The aim of the workshop is to equip you with basic skills to be able to provide basic, engaging content for your students.

Workshop Plan

Participants will gain hands-on experience in using Oasisplus to do the following:
  • Logging in (10)
  • Exploring the Environment - the course list (10)
  • The Student Experience - Astronomy module (10)
  • The Designer’s and Instructor’s Views - your Designer/Instructor practice module (10)
  • Actionlinks (10)
  • Making Announcements (10)
  • (Time permitting - a quick guide to the calendar)
  • A simple content-based instructional design model (5)
  • Creating Folder Icons (5)
  • Uploading Documents (10)
  • The Filing System (10)

Break (15)

  • Making Web Links (25)
  • Using Discussion Boards (25)
  • Copyright and Accessibility issues (10)
  • Discussion, questions and feedback survey (15)